A publisher’s nightmare.
"Drop a stone in the still pool of your character’s life and watch the ripples."
– Jeff Gerke (via writersrelief)
"Don’t expect the puppets of your mind to become the people of your story. If they are not realities in your own mind, there is no mysterious alchemy in ink and paper that will turn wooden figures into flesh and blood."
– Leslie Gordon Barnard (via writersrelief)